$81,450
Avg. Salary
$42.32
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$7,814

Bonus

$9,156

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Design Engineer is $42.32 per hour.

The average pay for a Design Engineer is $81,450 per year.

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MEDIAN $42.32
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$65k
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MEDIAN $81,450
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Salary $65,186 - $107,131
Bonus $299 - $14,191
Profit Sharing $9,156
Total Pay (?
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$66,074 - $123,303
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

Job Description for Design Engineer

Design engineers are in charge of creating blueprints and schematics for systems, machines, and equipment. They usually work with a team that includes several members, including mechanical engineers. They follow plans and models to create equipment, products, or models; in some cases, engineers will be given direct orders and will be asked to construct prototypes to test in certain situations.These engineers can be employed by government organizations and industries. They may also work with research and development companies, construction firms, and product manufacturing plants.

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Design Engineer Tasks
  • Design components using computer-based tools or by hand and create specification documents for each product.
  • Create prototypes, tests, and make recommendations to improve production efficiency.
  • Conduct analysis of designs using internal tools and ensure each design follows the required specifications.

Design Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

9%

National Average: $89,484

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Design Engineer

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Design Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲14%

National Average
$89,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

Project Management
▲12%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▲11%

Microsoft Office
▲11%

National Average
$89,000

NX Unigraphics
▼1%

Engineering Design
▼11%

Product Development
▼11%

Microsoft Word
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 3%